Concerts are held frequently, as the Belgians are a musical people.
It was also proposed to give four lectures or concerts a year in convict prisons.
At the end of one of the avenues which penetrates into it from the town is the large summer clubhouse of the Witte Societeit, under whose auspices concerts are given here in summer.
The Armoury, erected as a riding-school, was the headquarters of a volunteer corps, and is also used for concerts and public meetings.
The series of concerts given annually in the Gewandhaus is also of world-wide reputation, and the operatic stage of Leipzig is deservedly ranked among the finest in Germany.